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Table 1 Protocol of MRI

From: Magnetic Resonance Arthrography, a valuable pre-operative imaging modality in femoro-acetabular impingement

 FOVSlice thicknessMatrixTRTENSA
Conventional MRI
 Axial T1 TSE14 cm4 mm201 × 512500 ms10–15 ms3
 Axial T2 TSE14 cm4 mm201 × 5124000–5000 ms110–120 ms3
 Axial STIR14 cm4 mm201 × 5124000–5000 ms110–120 ms3
 Coronal STIR14 cm4 mm512 × 2564000–5000 ms110–120 ms4
 Sagittal T214 cm4 mm512 × 2564000–5000 ms110–120 ms3
MR arthrography
 Coronal T1 FAT SAT post-contrast15 cm4 mm512 × 256450–650 ms10–16 ms3
 Axial oblique T1 FAT SAT post-contrast15 cm4 mm512 × 256450–650 ms10–16 ms3
 Sagittal T1 FAT SAT post-contrast15 cm4 mm512 × 256450–650 ms10–16 ms3
  1. TSE turbo-spin echo, STIR short T1 inversion recovery, FAT SAT fat saturation, FOV field of view, TR repetition time, TE echo time, NSA number of signal averages